Accra, Kumasi lights up for Christmas

Accra, Kumasi lights up for Christmas

Ecobank Ghana has extended the annual year-end light up the city project to other parts of the country.

The bank which has, over the past three years, been sponsoring the Light Up Accra project over the years, has also sponsored a similar project in Kumasi this year.

The Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana, Mr Dan Sackey, reiterated the bank’s commitment to help create excitement and contribute to charitable causes during the Christmas and New Year’s Seasons.

The project, which was under the auspices of the Greater-Accra Regional Coordinating Council and a number of municipal assemblies in the national capital, Ecobank Ghana and a number of other corporate organizations have joined forces to light up the majors streets and roundabouts in the city of Accra and Kumasi for this Christmas.

Dubbed “Light Up The City 2021” was executed by Jandel and Mullen-Lowe, and also has other corporate organizations such as MTN, Unilever, Duraplast, Absa, Access Bank, FBN Bank, The Enterprise Group, Qualiplast, Wire Weaving Industries, and a few others.

Notch higher

This year’s Light Up The City, was taken a notch higher in terms of the designs and reach, to restore some brightness and joy to Ghanaians, after having gone through a difficult year due to the COVID-19.

Mr Sackey said “as a leading financial services provider, Ecobank has a lot to be thankful for this year. This is because, in spite of the many devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic globally, we have continued to remain one of the leading and topmost performing banks in Ghana.”

According to him, its digital banking platform, Ecobank Mobile App has been the main driving force behind its sterling performance during the pandemic year because through the platform, it was able to provide convenient solutions to the market.

“We do this in the hope that every individual can easily open and operate a bank account, make payments and send remittances to other people, on the back of the numerous self-service solutions deployed by the bank. Everyone can do this without visiting any of the bank’s branches” he said. “You are encouraged to do this remotely, especially, in these times of COVID-19, when we are grappling with the new variant, Omicron.”

Digital banking Mr Sackey said Ecobank’s digital banking service is also available *770# on any registered SIM, adding that it is seamless and hustle-free, thereby bringing convenience to all.He urged all Ghanaians to “commit to adopting the habit of buying […]

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